a short short short story idea

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    I am going to enter a 1500 word short short story. Its due in December or somewhere abouts.
    I have thought about writing a bit on a depressed gal who kills herself. Sounds enlightening?
     
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    That's a pretty big subject to tackle in 1500 words, but it can be done. Can you post it once you have it written?
     
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    Sure. Once I have entered it - no problem.
    I have written these short shorts before. I find them very challenging - but frustrating.
    Anyway in this shorty, the girl is ready to kill herself - despite the fact she is perfect in every way - but she has a dirty little secret that is eating her up inside....a bad secret that no one - but the oak tree outside her window knows about ----
    are you scared?
    are you curious?
    are you awake still?
     
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    I'm most definitely curious. Not particularly scared. ;)

    That's a cool premise though, I do want to read this. I just wrote another short story last night, first one I've written in a while. I'm thinking about posting it up here, but I'm not sure whether I will, because it doesn't make much sense on a literal level, but it makes sense to me (it's based on a dream I had).
     

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